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Last reply on Jan 18, 2016

Has anyone ever used the product called restore for painting concrete? i want to paint my patio this summer.

Last reply on Jan 18, 2016

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  • Amazing Improvements and Garages
    Amazing Improvements and Garages Marietta, GA
    on Apr 6, 2012

    Its funny how Deck-it is the best of the bunch, yet has zero marketing dollars behind it. Its all about the chemistry, not pretty pictures and unsubstantiated claims. @ Charles, its all about the materials ability to flex between hot and cold swings and remain bonded. Deck-it has extra Latex in its mix. This is beyond the amount provided by the added paint materials. Without it, the coating and its coated surface will delaminate over time. Regardless, as with any of these materials, you must keep a coat of sealer on the surface or you will see white chalky marks over time from the cement components.

  • Peace Painting Co., Inc.
    Peace Painting Co., Inc. Alpharetta, GA
    on Apr 6, 2012


  • Its Really Concrete, Inc.
    Its Really Concrete, Inc. Marietta, GA
    on Apr 7, 2012

    we used the gulf product on our deck & i didn't get a thrill running up my leg ( tnx, chris matthews, for the phrase ),,, encore was/is a much better product imho,,, have to try deck-it next

  • MARY T
    MARY T Fountain, CO
    on Sep 19, 2012

    Does this type of paint work better on smooth concrete?

  • Judy
    Judy Pittsburgh, PA
    on Jun 6, 2013

    we just used RESTORE on two cement patio's.... works great... have to use two coats, clients of mine (Realtor) have had it on 4 years, not a chip !! should ladt 12

  • Jasmin
    Jasmin Canada
    on Jun 6, 2013

    I'm about to do the entire concrete patio around my pool using this - in a cobblestone pattern! Best of luck to you and I both!!!

  • Kmr
    Kmr Fairhope, AL
    on Dec 20, 2013

    I put it in my garage about four months ago. I have noticed a lot of sand covering the floor after traffic. At first I thought it came from out side but then I realized it is coming from the product. Looks good when it is clean. But I could build a sand castle every two weeks.

  • Fireangles2000
    Fireangles2000 New Town, ND
    on Dec 21, 2013

    you can redo the concrete by putting colored thinset on it and you can stamp it to make different patterns..Check with lowes or home depot for added suggestions. :)

  • Ed Anderson
    Ed Anderson Greenfield, NH
    on Jun 27, 2014

    I applied Rust-Oleum Restore to my deck mid August 2013. We followed the manufacture's instructions religiously. We alsowatched their video for product application. We used Rust-Oleum deck cleanerfor preparation and their special roller for application. Fast forward to March 2014 and this stuff is peeling andcracking everywhere. The failure mode is either peeling up in large sheets or itcrumbles when you step on it. The major problem is that in sections of the deck where it neitherpeels nor crumbles, its removal is all but impossible without destroying thewood decking. The only thing I can do now is pull up the fir decking andeither replace it (very expensive) or turn the decking over, put it back downand use a conventional stain (labor intensive). Needless to say, "I am not happy". Please do not simply believe what I say. Verify this foryourself. Go to: Home Depot Customer Reviews: http://www.homedepot.com/p/Restore-Deck-Liqui... Amazon Customer Reviews: http://www.amazon.com/Rust-Oleum-49104-Deck-C... Most Importantly: Rust-Oleum’s FacebookPage https://www.facebook.com/RustOleum See the hundreds of Horror stories https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BRQGdoSwYGQ Stay away from the garbage, junk product

  • Tania
    Tania Australia
    on Jan 18, 2016

    Do you have to do anything with the floor first before you put on the restore?

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